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Complete coverage of Texas' record heat wave of 2011

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

"Hay for Horses"

"Hay for Horses"

The Stockyards Championship Rodeo is wrangling in help for local farmers.

Monday, Sep 19, 2011

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Rodeo Hosts Hay Drive

Stockyards Championship Rodeo announced a hay drive for drought- and wildfire-affected animals.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Drought Devastates Crops

Drought Devastates Crops

Local farmers are feeling the effects of the drought.

Friday, Sep 16, 2011

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

Rain Just a Tease for Farmers

This week's rainfall was just enough to tease North Texas farmers and ranchers.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Imminent

The North Texas Municipal Water District will ask for Stage 3 restrictions and also wants to start pumping from Lake Texoma.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Drought Leads to Early Fall Foliage

Hot and dry summer conditions have led to a fall staple, the changing of the colors on trees. However, some are dying.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Man Hawks Heat Wave 2011 T-Shirt

Yet another out-of-work North Texan grabs the bootstraps and pulls.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

Triple Digit Heat Returns, Ties Record

North Texas has now tied the 1980 record for the most 100-degree days in a year.

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Louisiana Governor Endorses Perry

Gov. Bobby Jindal says Gov. Rick Perry is "the candidate who can lead our party to victory in 2012."

Monday, Sep 12, 2011

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-Digit Heat Is Back

Triple-digit heat kept many people indoors Monday.

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3-Year-Old Fort Worth Boy Dies After Crawling Into Hot Car
3-Year-Old Fort Worth Boy Dies After Crawling Into Hot Car

Fort Worth Police say a three-year-old boy died Friday afternoon after crawling into a hot car at his home.

Mother Charged in Deaths of Children Found in Hot Car
Mother Charged in Deaths of Children Found in Hot Car

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Bedford Police Seek to Reassure Public After Girl Found Dead

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Sanders Partners with Koch Bros. to Fight Dallas Poverty
Sanders Partners with Koch Bros. to Fight Dallas Poverty

Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Dallas.

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet
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Arlington Sailor Killed at Pear Harbor Finally Laid to Rest
Arlington Sailor Killed at Pear Harbor Finally Laid to Rest

George Coke Jr. joined the Navy in 1941 at 18 years old. He died in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Saturday Coke was finally laid to rest.